The University of North Carolina
Spring Commencement 2007
Note: All audio clips are presented in MP3 format.
View the University’s photo slide show of commencement.
The Commencement Program
Graduating students, parents, families, distinguished guests, Mr. Chancellor – Mr. Worthy, Mr. Ford, Mr. Jordan. Welcome to the one day when we give you a place to park. I know it’s way out here in S-11, but enjoy it while you can – and…
In October, shortly after it was announced that he would deliver this year’s December Commencement address, Professor Holden Thorp ’86 was asked if he intended to play a musical instrument as part of his message to UNC’s newest alumni.
Professor Holden Thorp ’86, chair of UNC’s chemistry department who has a passion for music and a history of service, will deliver this year’s December Commencement address.
“Holden Thorp is one of our star faculty members,” said Chancellor James…
As the University focuses on globalization in 2007, an academic highlight of the year will be the Commencement address delivered by Madeleine Albright, the nation’s first female secretary of state.
“I think it is fitting that Dr. Albright will…
The first woman elected principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, a longtime benefactor of the University, an award-winning poet and novelist, and one of the nation’s most prominent theologians received honorary degrees Sunday during…
Etta Pisano, director of UNC’s Biomedical Research Imaging Center, spoke Sunday as the Commencement speaker for December 2005 graduates. The ceremony was held at the Dean E. Smith Center at 2 p.m.
Of the estimated 4,625 Carolina students who were awarded degrees during Commencement ceremonies in May, 12 new alumni brought to a close one of the most distinctive educational experiences in America.